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HTMLFederal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit against Alabama Cooperative
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 4, 2016, previously published on April 1, 2016
A federal judge dismissed a class action suit against Arab Electric Cooperative brought by its members for failing to refund profits back to members, as required by state law. The judge ruled that, because the cooperatives have contracts with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) that restrict the...

 

HTMLMajor Law Firms Hacked
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 4, 2016, previously published on April 1, 2016
On March 29, 2016, it was reported that hackers infiltrated the systems of major U.S. law firms last summer, including Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Federal law enforcement is investigating the hacks, which likely sought confidential information of publicly-traded...

 

HTMLU.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to Tighten Schedule 13D Reporting Requirements and Increase Oversight of Activist Hedge Funds
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 4, 2016, previously published on April 1, 2016
Two U.S. Senators recently introduced legislation that would result in significant changes to Schedule 13D reporting requirements. According to the press release announcing the introduction of the legislation, the proposed changes are designed to enhance transparency, protect companies from...

 

HTMLTVA Awards Solar Capacity to Three Coops
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2016, previously published on March 30, 2016
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), in partnership with the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association, awarded 16.7 MWs of solar capacity to four power companies, three of which are coops. Chickasaw Electric Cooperative, East Mississippi Electric Power Association and Joe Wheeler Electric...

 

HTMLUK Payment Systems Regulator Issues Guidance Setting Credit and Debit Interchange Caps
Brian M. Murphy, Robert J. Pile, Marc A. Rawls; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2016, previously published on March 31, 2016
On March 24th, the United Kingdom’s Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) issued final guidance establishing interchange fee caps on credit and debit card transactions where the point of sale is located in the United Kingdom. The guidance was issued pursuant to European Union legislation adopted in...

 

HTMLNHTSA To Propose Safety Guidelines For New and Emerging Technology
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2016, previously published on March 31, 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is submitting a proposed enforcement guideline to address safety concerns relating to new and emerging technology, such as automated vehicles and crash avoidance technology. The NHTSA acknowledged that the increased use of electronic systems has...

 

HTMLTax-Free Transfer: Online Document Delivery Services Not Subject to New York Sales Tax
Madison J. Barnett, Chris M. Mehrmann; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2016, previously published on March 31, 2016
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued an advisory opinion explaining that the petitioner’s Internet-based document transfer subscription plans are not subject to sales and use tax. Because the primary purpose of the transactions is to facilitate the transfer of files...

 

HTMLCalifornia Proposes Anti-Steering Regulation Focusing on Deceptive Statements
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 1, 2016, previously published on March 30, 2016
Through a recently proposed regulation, the California Department of Insurance seeks to amend the rules preventing insurers from steering claimants to specific auto repair shops. The proposed amendments relate to a variety of issues, such as when a claimant has “chosen” an automotive...

 

HTMLInteragency Guidance: CIP Requirements Apply to Certain Prepaid Cards
Brian Barrett, Brian M. Murphy, Robert J. Pile, John Allen Zumpetta; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
On March 21, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National Credit Union Administration, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (collectively, the...

 

Adobe PDFGeorgia Keeps It Interesting: Legislature Passes Novel Law on Interest Rates and Refund Claims
Michele Borens, Jonathan A. Feldman, Jeffrey A. Friedman, Todd A. Lard, Carley A. Roberts; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
On March 24, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 960 (H.B. 960), which would adjust the statutory interest rate applicable to tax assessments and refunds and addresses other issues related to refund claims for Georgia sales and use taxes.1 H.B. 960 passed the legislature while the...

 


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